Retired Widow very exp. house/pet sitter especially cats also B & B owner

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Age
65 + years
Availability
May 31,2017
Occupation
Retired Hospitality & Travel Manager
Gender
Female
Status
Single female
Term
7 - 21 Days, 3 - 6 Weeks
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Note January I am just in process of moving from Sunshine Coast Qld, south to Adelaide, South Australia, so I do not think I will be available for housesitting during the first half of 2017 whilst I am setting up house, and making new contacts, and establishing new routines. I am receiving many requests but I must emphasise that I need to be in town, and either walking distance to shops and amenities, or close to a bus stop. Thank you. 

I decided some time ago that life is too short to sit around and wait to die, and that we should use our talents and abilities to help others, so in retirement, I have become an adventurer. I have been to many places and enjoyed living as a local, met some wonderful people, looked after much loved animals, and generally improved my quality of life.

 I have always taken pride in my own home, and love to garden. I have worked in top hotels in Melbourne Sydney and Brisbane, and have had my own B & B business on the Sunshine Coast. I have now returned to Adelaide to be closer to family, and look forward once again to welcoming guests to my home.

I am a very experienced traveller all around the world, and am used to mixing wiIh people from all walks of life. Now, in this new chapter, I look forward to having people once again as my guests, as well as continuing to travel from time to time, and enjoying new adventures and challenges.

I am a very experienced housesitter, and offer excellent refs. I will lavish care on your home, pets and garden as if it were my own. Unless I have other assignments, I can generally be available at short notice. I am happy to housesit/caretake almost anywhere in the world. In Australia I am particularly happy to accept assignments in Melbourne, or the Sunshine Coast Qld. I prefer to use public transport if available. If not, would be nice to have a car for occasional or emergency use if possible.

I am very experienced in looking after better homes, and gardens.. As previously mentioned I was in the hospitality and travel business and practice excellent housekeeping.

I am very level-headed, and having always owned my own home(s) can deal with any situation which presents itself. If you are travelling overseas or interstate, I am happy to collect your mail, pay regular accounts for you, and keep your house and garden at a very high standard. 

I am a non-smoker, almost non-drinker, and get on well with the neighbours and people I meet along the way. Whilst I have an outgoing personality, I travel quietly, and your neighbours probably won't know I am there, though I would love to meet and interact with them if that is appropriate. I have had an inground pool for many years and am experienced at maintaining them to a very high level of cleanliness.

I am happy to provide a service that will enable you to have a trouble free absence from your home. For me, it provides a change of scenery, the chance to make new friends, and the opportunity to continue travelling on what is, in the light of changing world events, a very limited income. Please phone me, or email, for a chat and a quick response. Thank you.

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